State House Wrapping Up Budget Work

Budget works is nearing completion by the Missouri House of Representatives.  Representative Rusty Black was in Chillicothe for the Salute To Agriculture and talked with KCHI about the session.  Black says They expected to work on the supplemental budget Monday. Black says he is working on a bill dealing with huffing. Black says he continues the work in the education […]

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Legislative Priorities Discussed

Several of Missouri’s Representatives at the State Capitol attended a Legislative Forum in Trenton Monday morning to speak to constituents, including students.  Each was asked to talk about their legislative priorities for the start of the 2020 session.  In attendance were 1st District Representative Allan Andrews talked about the wind tax and keeping the funds local, 3rd District Representative Danny […]

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National Ag Week – Agriculture Affects The Local & State Economy

This is National Agriculture Week and Chillicothe and Livingston county rely heavily on the ag industry.  State Representative Rusty Black, a farmer and former Ag Instructor with the Chillicothe School District knows the importance of agriculture in the state. Black says in the three counties he serves, agriculture is vital. He says not all agriculture happens on the farm. Black […]

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Sliced Bread Legislation Headed To Senate

Legislation to Proclaim July 7th as Sliced Bread Day in the State of Missouri is now in the hands of the Missouri Senate.  Monday night, the House or Representatives passed the legislation with only 9 dissenting votes.  Representative Rusty Black Talked about the Legislation he sponsored. Black says Hoskins is encouraged about the chances for passage. In 2018, the bill […]

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